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Tackling air pollution

EDM (Early Day Motion) 385: tabled on 21 September 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the urgent action needed to improve hazardous air pollution in the UK and the benefits of satellite data in monitoring and tracking the sources, extent and make-up of the hazard to ultimately mitigate the threat to human life; acknowledges that air pollution represents the largest environmental risk to public health as between 28,000 to 36,000 deaths can be attributed to air pollution in the UK every year; notes that the level of air pollutants in more than 97% of UK homes exceeds the World Health Organization’s guidelines; recognises the potential of remote sensing satellites to collect regular and accurate data on air pollution to help find solutions for cleaner air; and calls on the Government to support the development of new technologies that can mitigate and end dangerous levels of air pollution and ensure that all citizens have the inalienable right to breathe clean air.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 September 2022
Arfon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 September 2022
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 23 September 2022
Ealing, Southall
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 September 2022
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 September 2022
Glasgow Central
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 23 September 2022
Rochdale
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 23 September 2022
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 23 September 2022
Sheffield South East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 September 2022
Hayes and Harlington
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2022
Battersea
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 11 October 2022
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2022
York Central
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2022
Bath
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 October 2022
Belfast South
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 October 2022
East Antrim
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2022
Liverpool, Riverside
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2022
Leeds East
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2022
Norwich South
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 October 2022
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2022
Sheffield, Hallam
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2022
Leeds Central
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2022
Nottingham East
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2022
North East Fife
Hanvey, Neale
Alba Party
Signed on 21 October 2022
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 October 2022
South Antrim

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.